What you need to know: July 28

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 28.

Posted: Jul 28, 2020 9:27 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 28.

Action News Now Fire Watch

Action News Now is following the Caldwell Fire scarring nearly 68,000 acres between Modoc and Siskiyou. It is currently the largest fire in northern California and has no containment. Right now, over 1,500 fire and forest service personnel are battling this fire.

The Adams Fire has caused a mandatory evacuation order for Constantia Road in Doyle along both sides of Constantia Road from the intersection of Highway 395 and South Constantia Road, North to Rhodes Creek. The fire is burning 600 acres along Scott Road and Highway 395. That fire is 5% contained.

The Hog Fire is burning just west of Susanville and is now 69% contained. It has burned more than 9,500 acres. The Gold Fire near Adin has been burning for over a week. It's scorching over 21,000 acres. It is now 65% contained. Lassen County has been placed under an unhealthy air quality alert due to these fires.

Chico man held on $1M bail for deadly shooting Sunday

23-year-old Kai Liukkonen Perrelli is in jail under a $1 million bond after police say he shot and killed a man. The victim who was shot in the chest was identified as 28-year-old Scott Thomson of Chico. The shooting happened just after noon on Sunday at West 9th Street and Cedar Street in Chico.

Chico City Council to hold emergency meeting today

An emergency meeting will be held by the Chico City Council today. Vice Mayor Alex Brown has requested to talk about including the statewide mask enforcement to the city's resolution along with other state guidelines. City council members disagree on the importance of the meeting set for 3 p.m. today.

California lawmakers propose $100 billion stimulus plan

California lawmakers are proposing their own economic stimulus plan for the state. The legislature Monday put forth a $100- billion plan relying on what is being called 'future tax vouchers" to speed up spending during the pandemic. Lawmakers hope to have a stimulus plan passed before their Aug. 31 adjournment.

Stimulus update

In Washington, the republican coronavirus relief plan is under fire as lawmakers race to renew unemployment. Top republicans were unaware of several provisions proposed in the so-called HEALS Act. The act would drop the unemployment bonus from $600 to $200 a week--- though it provides $1,200 payments to Americans.

Trump administration plans to keep federal presence in Portland into October, email shows

Nightly protests continue in Portland as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the federal courthouse in the downtown area last night. Protestors want federal law enforcement agents to leave the city as they demonstrate against police brutality and advocate for justice against inequality.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 530606

Reported Deaths: 9808
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1981654827
Riverside38487738
Orange38131665
San Bernardino34237487
San Diego30516568
Kern21433152
Fresno15945157
Alameda12136193
San Joaquin12034187
Santa Clara11030192
Sacramento10174148
Tulare10078193
Imperial9513232
Stanislaus9308135
Contra Costa8324131
Ventura787777
San Francisco708162
Santa Barbara652664
San Mateo5758120
Marin518076
Monterey496634
Merced458351
Kings445356
Solano380638
Sonoma320842
Madera211432
Placer199819
San Luis Obispo197016
Yolo161442
Santa Cruz11964
Butte10128
Napa10079
Sutter8406
San Benito6894
El Dorado6681
Lassen6320
Yuba5334
Shasta4049
Colusa3594
Glenn3462
Mendocino3419
Nevada3161
Tehama2491
Humboldt2454
Lake2111
Mono1461
Tuolumne1442
Amador1370
Calaveras1361
Del Norte900
Siskiyou880
Inyo661
Mariposa592
Plumas330
Trinity50
Modoc40
Sierra30
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 82°
Oroville
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 82°
Paradise
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 82°
Chester
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 70°
Red Bluff
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: °
Willows
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 82°
Although temperatures began to rise today around northern California, our weather was still quite pleasant for early August. Enjoy the below-average highs will we have them, because hotter weather will return soon.
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